Your privacy (Privacy Statement)

WWF collects web usage data like numbers and frequency of visitors, pages accessed and files downloaded. This helps us determine how much our visitors use parts of the site, how many people visit on a regular basis and the usefulness of our pages. This information doesn't tell us anything about who you are or where you live - it simply allows us to monitor the effectiveness of our website.

Why do we collect personal information?

You do not have to disclose any personal information to us, but we do need certain information in order to provide specific services or information to you. Personal details will be used for the purpose for which it is collected (e.g. processing a donation, completing a merchandise order, locating a volunteer opportunity) and/or to provide you with WWF correspondence. We may also use this information to keep you up to date about changes to our website or WWF activities.

Where is the information held?

Personal information submitted through the forms on this website is held in our databases.

Your right to access your information

At any time you can ask us for a copy of the personal information we have on file about you, or request a correction or deletion of information.

Information for under 18s

If you are under 18, be sure to obtain your parent's or guardian's permission before you send any information about yourself (your name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the Internet. We encourage parents to get involved with their children's usage of the Internet, and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.

This website is owned by WWF-World Wide Fund for Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund), hereafter referred to as “WWF”.

We may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this posting.

Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to this policy will mean you accept those changes.

  • WWF does not collect any personal information about users, except that which is knowingly and specifically supplied to us by the user.
  • WWF is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information.
  • We will not sell or pass on your information to any other organization outside of WWF unless you specifically and expressly give us permission to do so.
  • We always give you the option to unsubscribe from our mailing lists.
  • If you are under 18 years old, we suggest that you ask your parents or guardian before signing up on this site.

What information do we collect?

  1. Personal information
    Personal information is collected such as first name, last name, e-mail address and mobile phone number. We collect this information only in connection with specific activities, such as membership, campaigns, feedback, surveys, and email newsletter subscriptions.
  2. Non-personal information
    WWF collects data such as IP address (the location of the computer on the internet), pages accessed and files downloaded. This helps us to determine how many individuals use our site, how many people visit on a regular basis, which pages are most popular, and which pages are least popular. This information doesn’t tell us anything about who you are, it simply allows us to monitor and improve our service.

Where will the information be held?

Personal information submitted through the forms on this site is held only in a WWF database. We promise that WWF will not share the information you give to us on this website with any other organization outside of WWF unless you have specifically given us permission to do so.

Information from under 18s

If you are under 18, be sure to obtain your parent’s or guardian’s permission before you send any information about yourself (your name, address, e-mail address, etc.) to us or anyone else over the internet. We encourage parents to get involved with their children’s use of the Internet and to be aware of the activities in which they are participating.

Your right to access the information

At any time, you can ask us for a copy of the personal information that we hold about you or request a correction or deletion of information.

External links

There are links on this web site that take you to other web sites outside of our service. Any links provided to third party web sites outside of this site are provided solely for your convenience. The operation and content of such third party web sites is beyond our control, and we do not endorse in any manner whatsoever or accept any responsibility for the content or other material that may be contained on such web sites, the use of such web sites, or any products or services advertised on or sold through any such web sites. We will not be liable under any circumstances for any damages whatsoever, direct or indirect, resulting from any use of this web site or any other third party web site linked to this web site, whether or not we are advised of the possibility of such damages.

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